Welcome back to my College Student Blog Series. Last week we discussed a variety of resources available to help autistic adults succeed in college. Today, we will discuss accommodations and assistance available for autistic college students.
The Problem with IEP: Stigma for Autistic Students
College and High School Systems are Different: Self-Advocacy Matters
Professors can’t help students if they don’t know you need help
Stay Connected With Open Doors Therapy
Thanks for reading this blog about accommodations and assistance for neurodiverse college students. I hope it will empower you to seek out accommodations from your college. If you feel like this blog series is helpful for you or someone you know, I encourage you to join our autism support community at Open Doors Therapy.
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Other Autism Services at Open Doors Therapy
Our Palo Alto/Bay Area autism therapy clinic serves individuals who have autistic traits. This includes individuals who identify as having Asperger’s, high functioning autism, undiagnosed autism traits, etc. and their families. We are proud to offer a variety of counseling services including individual counseling for autistic teens and adults, parent counseling, and group therapy. Additionally, our therapists facilitate several different social skills groups for neurodiverse working professionals, college students with autistic traits, gifted youth & caregivers, autistic adults, women who identify as neurodiverse, a summer social skills college transition training program for youth transitioning to college, teens & caregivers, and a mothers group. Contact our office and schedule a free consultation.
About the Author
Dr. Tasha Oswald is a trained developmental and clinical psychologist. She is the founder and director of Open Doors Therapy, a private practice in Palo Alto, near San Francisco, CA. She specializes in working with teens and adults on the autism spectrum and facilitating social skills groups.